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Prof. Dr. Enver HASANI
President of the Constitutional Court of Kosovo

 

EDUCATION

 

October 1998 / July 2001        Faculty of Arts, Economics and Social Sciences

                                                  Department of International Relations

                                                  University Bilkent in Ankara (Turkey)

                                                  PhD in International Relations

 

October 1996/1998                  Faculty of Arts, Economics and Social Sciences

                                                  Department of International Relations

                                                  University Bilkent in Ankara (Turkey)

                                                  MA in International Relations

 

 

 

 

October 1987 / June 1992        Faculty of Law, University of Prishtina

                                                   Master of Law Degree

                                                   Civil Law and Civil Procedure

October 1980 / June 1984        Faculty of Law, University of Prishtina

                                                   Graduated Lawyer

                                                   Legal Studies

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


PROFFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

 

13.06. 2009 – June 2015     President, Constitutional Court of the Republic of Kosovo

2006 – 2009      Rector, University of Prishtina - Kosovo

2005 – 2006      Dean, Faculty of Law, University of Prishtina

2004 – 2006      Head of the office for International Relations, Government of the Republic of Kosovo 

2000 - 2002      Head of the Department of Political Science and Public Administration,University of Prishtina

2000 – 2002     Director of the Human Rights Center, University of Prishtina

1992-1997     Legal Advisor, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Albania

 

PUBLICATIONS

 

  1. “Constitutional Protection of the Head of State: The Case of Kosovo” published in Vienna Journal on International Constitutional Law – ICL Journal, volume 7, February 2013, Vienna, Austria;
  2. “Basic Features of Kosovo Constitutional Law”, published in Scientific Conference on topic: The Constitution as an Instrument of Sustainability and Development”; pg. 53 – 62, November 2013, Tirana, Albania;
  3. “The Role and Position of the Constitutional Court in Society: The Case of Kosovo” published in Special Report Kosovo after the ICJ Opinion, by the University of Pittsburgh Law Review, volume 74, no. 3, pg. 665-669, Spring 2013, Pittsburgh, United States;
  4. “Preventive Abstract Control of Constitutional Amendments and Protection of the Head of State from Unconstitutional Dismissal: The Case of Kosovo” published in “Law” Journal for Juridical and Social Issues by the Law School of the University of Prishtina, volume no. 1/2013, pg.105 - 150; in 2013, Prishtina, Kosovo;
  5. “Individual Complaint Mechanism as a Means to Protecting Fundamental Human Rights and Freedoms: The Case of the Constitutional Court of Kosovo”, published in the European Yearbook on Human Rights 2012, in 2012, Vienna/Graz 2012, Austria;
  6. “On the Margins of some of the Key Decision of the Constitutional Court of the Republic of Kosovo” published in the Constitutional Justice, on the occasion of the 50th Anniversary of the Constitutional Court of the Republic of Turkey,  volume 63, pg. 337-361, 2012, Ankara, Turkey;
  7. “European Legal Frame Work on Yugoslav Self Determination in the light of the Advisory Opinion of the International Court of Justice in Kosovo on 22 July 2010”, published in From Warn to Eternal Peace on the 100th Anniversary of the Balkan Wars: International Neighborhood Congress, pg.114 – 117, on 4 - 7 Oct 2012; Hacettepe University, Istanbul, Turkey;
  8. “Key Decisions that made Constitutional History in Kosovo”, publication on the occasion of the 20th Anniversary of the Constitutional Court of the Republic of Albania/International Conference, pg. 199-224, June 2012, Tirana, Albania;
  9. “Specificities of the Succession of Former Yugoslavia and the place of Kosovo in It” published in “Law” Journal for Juridical and Social Issues by the Law School of the University of Prishtina, volume no. 1/2012, pg.7 - 53; Prishtina, Kosovo;
  10. “Individual Complaint Mechanism as a Means to Protecting Fundamental Human Rights and Freedoms: The Case of the Constitutional Court of Kosovo” published in “Law” Journal for Juridical and Social Issues by the Law School of the University of Prishtina, volume no. 3/4, pg. 7– 35, 2012, Prishtina, Kosovo;
  11. The Relationship between the Constitutional Court and the Supreme Court of Kosovo” published in “Law” Journal for Juridical and Social Issues by the Law School of the University of Prishtina, volume no. 2, pg. 7– 24, 2011,  Prishtina, Kosovo;
  12. “From UNMIK to EULEX: An Outline of the Key Aspects of Governance, Cooperation and Confidence Building under the Conditions of International Supervision” published at E. Flberbauer, P. Jurekovic and F. Laborer (Eds.). “Cutting the Gordian Knot?”, 2008, Vienna, Austria;
  13. “Managing the Transition from UNMIK to an EU Mission” published in “The Question of Kosovo: From the International Protectorate to a Redefinition of International Engagement”, May 2008, Dijon, France;
  14. “The Evolution of Succession Process in Former Yugoslavia” published in Tomas Jefferson Law Review Vol. 29 (2006) No. 1 (USA).  Re-published also at “Miskolc Journal of International Law”. Vol. 4 (2007) No. 2 (Hungary);
  15. "The Conflict for Kosovo Is a Conflict for Territory", published in Katrin Klingan and Ines Kappert(eds.), Leap into the City, 2006, DuMont, Germany;
  16. “Self-Determination under the Terms of the 2002 Union Agreement between Serbia and Montenegro: Tracing the Origins of Kosovo Self-Determination" published at Chicago Kent Law Review, Vol. 80 No. 1 (2005);
  17. “Final Status of Kosovo: Is It Still an Open Issue” published in the Joint Conference Series No. 1 of the Department of Political Science and International Relations of the Yildiz Technical University titled “Proceedings of the International Conference on the Potential Crisis and Conflicts in the Western Balkans”, Istanbul, December 14, 2004, (eds. Nursin Atesoglu Guney and Fuat Aksu);
  18. “Final Status of Kosovo: Open Questions” published in LIMESPLUS, no.  2/2004, Belgrade, Serbia;
  19. “Reviewing the International Adminisrtation in Kosovo” published in P. Jurekovic, Frederic Labarre & E. Felberbauer(eds.), From Peace Making to Self-Sustaining Peace:  International Presence in South East Europe at Crossreads, 2004, Vienna, Austria;
  20. “The ICTY and a Truth Commission as a Reconciliation Tools in the Case of Former Yugoslavia”  a training lecture paper presented at the workshop "The ICTY- An Opportunity or Disaster?", at the Institute für Friedensforschung und Sicherheitspolitik an der Universität Hamburg (IFSH), April 2004, Germany;
  21. “Uti Possidetis: From Rome to Kosovo” published in  The Fletcher Forum of World Affairs, Summer/Fall 2003, 27 (2), Massachusetts, United States;
  22. “Self-Determination, Territorial Integrity and International Stability: The Case of Yugoslavia” published at the Institute for Peace Support and Conflict Management in Cooperation with the PfP Consortium of the Defense Academies and Security Studies,  2003, Vienna, Austria;
  23. "Law and Human Rights " published in N. Vucinic,V. Spajic-Vrkas & S. Bkjekovic(eds.), Human Rights for Non-lawyers, Faculty of Philosophy, University of Zagreb, 2003, Zagreb, Croatia;
  24. “Is the access to International Human Rights Court part to standards before Status for Kosovo? Protection out of Reach” published in the Human Rights Review by the Human Rights Center, University of Prishtina no. 2. Pg.65-77, 2002, Prishtina, Kosovo;
  25. “Reflections on Weak States and Other Sources of International in Stability” published in Predrag Jurekovic (ed.), “Building Stability in Weak States”, the Institute for Peace Support and Conflict Management in Cooperation with the PfP Consortium of the Defense Academies and Security Studies,  2002, Vienna, Austria;
  26. "The Solution of the Albanian Question as a Precondition for the Fruitful Cooperation in the Balkans" published in P. Jurekovic, E. Fleberbauer & A.Ëannemacher (eds.), The Stability Pact for South East Europe: Dawn of an Era of Regional Cooperation, November 2002, Vienna, Austria;
  27. “The Uti Possidetis Principle and the Case of Kosovo” published in “Euro Balkans”, no. 38-39, Spring/Summer 2000, Aegina , Greece;
  28. “The Dissolution of Yugoslavia and the Case of Kosovo: Legal and Political Aspects” published at the Albanian Institute for International Studies, 1999, Tirana, Albania;
  29. “Reflections on Serbian Nationalism and the Policy of Ethnic Cleansing” published in “Perceptions”, vol. IV, December 1999/February 2000;
  30. “Four Dimensions of the Regional Stability-Security after the End of the Armed Conflict in Kosovo” at the “Security and Reconstruction in Southeastern Europe : A Policy Outlook from the Region”, published by the Bulgarian Institute for Regional and International Studies, September 1999, Varna/Sofia, Bulgaria;
  31. “The Realpolitik of the Principle of the Inviolability of Borders (the Uti Possidetis Principle) and the Case of Kosovo, Democracy and Security” published by the Albanian Institute for International Studies, February 1999, Tirana, Albanian;
  32. “The Principle of the Angibility of Borders in International Law and Relations” published in “Law” Journal for Juridical and Social Issues by the Law School of the University of Prishtina, volume no. 1 - 2, pg. 85 – 102, January/June 1990, Prishtina, Kosovo;
  33. “Concept of the State in a book by the Kenneth Waltz and Its Critique” published in “LAW” Journal for Juridical and Social Issues by the Law School of the University of Prishtina, volume no. 1 - 4, pg. 180 – 196, January/ December 2000, Prishtina, Kosovo;
  34. “The Crisis in Kosovo: Its Legal and Political Aspects” published in  “Euro Balkans”, winter volume, no. 33/1998-99, Aegina , Greece;
  35. “Publik ve Hukuk Açidan Kosova Krizi” published in “Avroasya Dosiasi”, vol. IV, pg. 1-2/98, Ankara, Turkey;
  36. “The Outer Wall of Sanctions and the Kosovo Issue” published in “Perceptions”, vol. III No. 2 , 1998; Ankara, Turkey;
  37. "All The Hague Courts” published in “Jurisprudenca Shqiptare", no. 2/95, Tirana; Albania;
  38. "The Participation of Kosovo as a Federal Unit in the International Activities of the Former Yugoslavia", published in “Koha dhe Drejtesia”, no.1/95, Tirana, Albania;
  39. "International Conference on the Former Yugoslavia and its structure”, a paper presented at the Geneva Institute for International Applicative Studies, September 1993, Geneva, Switzerland;
  40. “Some issues on the Vienna Conventions on Succession of States" published in “Fjala", April 1992, Prishtina, Kosovo;
  41. "The Succession of the Yugoslav State and the Instrumentalisation of the International Personality of Kosovo”, a paper presented at the International Scientific Symposium “Albanians in the Current Developments in Balkan”, 1992, Prishtina, Kosovo;
  42. "Kingdom of the Serbs-Croats-Slovenes is not the Legal Continuation of the Kingdom of Serbia", published in "Fjala", December 1991, Prishtina, Kosovo;
  43. "Sovereignty an Self-determination”, presented at the International Scientific Symposium   “Europe and the Albanians – Yesterday and Today", May 1991, Prishtina, Kosovo;
  44. "The (Dis) Continuity of the CSCE” published in “Fjala", December 1991; Prishtina, Kosovo;
  45. "Decision of the Arbitration Commission on the Former Yugoslavia is not Just and Fair" published in “Fjala", December 1991, Prishtina, Kosovo;
  46. "The Constitution of Kaçanik - the Basis of a New Democratic Order” published in "FJALA" September 1990, Prishtina, Kosovo;
  47. "The Demagogy of a Draft - Constitution " published in “Fjala”, August 1990, Prishtina, Kosovo;
  48. "Some issues on the Representation in Civil Procedure" published in “E Drejta/Pravo”, no.1-2/89, Prishtina, Kosovo;
  49. “Summary Judgment and its Content” published in “E Drejta/Pravo", no. 3-4/88, Prishtina, Kosovo;

 

AUTHOR OF BOOKS
 

  1. Co-author of the Commentary of the Constitution of the Republic of Kosovo, Edition I,  December 2013, Prishina, Kosovo;
  2. Co-author of the book “Constitutional Justice in Southeast Europe/Drejtësia Kushtetuese në Evropën Juglindore”, published by NOMOS, January 2012, Hamburg, Germany;
  3. Author of the book “Self-Determination, Territorial Integrity and International Stability: the Case of Yugoslavia”, published by “National Defense Academy and Bureau for Security Policy”, 2003, Vienna, Austria;
  4. Author of the book: “The Dissolution of Yugoslavia and the Case of Kosovo: Legal and Political Aspects”, published by the Albanian Institution for International Studies – AIIS, 1999;


AWARDS
 

  1. Doctor Honoris Causa, by the Kocaeli University, Izmir, Turkey, 19 March 2013;
  2. Award on “Annual M.M. McLean Lecture on International Law”, by the University of Pittsburgh, United States of America; 24 October 2012;

 

LECTURES

 

  1. Lecture at the Institute of Judicial Sciences of the University of Bologna, on the topic "The Constitutional Jurisdiction in the Countries of Central and Eastern Europe", on 22 April 2014, Bologna, Italy;
  2. Lecture at the International Congress organized by the Faculty of Law of the University of Bologna on the topic “Constitutional Court of Kosovo: Nature and Competences in the Framework of Comparative Law”, on 24 April 2014, in Ravena, Italy;
  3. Lecture at the University “SMU Dedman School of Law”, on the topic “The Role and position of the Constitutional Courts in the South East Europe with Special Reference to Kosovo”, 19 February 2014, Dallas, United States of America;
  4. Lecture at the Conference organized on the occasion of the 20th anniversary of the founding of the Faculty of Law at the Anadolu University, on the topic: “The composition and authority of Kosovo Constitutional Court and experiences in constitutional complaints”, on 16 May 2013, Turkey;
  5. Lecture at the Faculty “Harvard Law School” of the University of Harvard, on the topic: “European Self-determination and the Advisory Opinion of the International Court of Justice, case of Kosovo”, 1 February 2013, USA;
  6. The 20th lecturer on the world at the Annual Conference “McLean Lecture on World Law”, organized by the University of Pittsburgh, United States of America, on the topic: “The Role and position of the Constitutional Court in Society: The Case of Kosovo”, on 24 October 2012, Pittsburgh, USA;
  7. Lecture at the National Institute of Justice, on the topic: “The Role and position of the Constitutional Court in Society: The Case of Kosovo”, June 2012, in Sofia, Bulgaria;
  8. Lecture at the International Symposium organized on the occasion of the celebration of 50th Anniversary of the establishment of the Constitutional Court of Turkey, on the topic: “The Role of the Constitutional Court in the Constitutionalisation  of Politics in Kosovo”, on 23 April 2012, Ankara, Turkey;
  9. Lecture at the Georgetown University on the topic: “The Role of the Constitutional Court in Kosovo”, on 8 November 2010, Washington, United States;
  10. Lecture at the Faculty of Law at the George Washington University, on the topic “Constitutional Interpretation; Interpretation Theories”, on 10 November 2010, Washington, United States;
  11. Lecture at the Thomas Jefferson University - School of Law, on the topic “Self-determination in Ballkans”, on 14 November 2005, Philadelphia, United States;
  12.  Lecture at the workshop titled “International Criminal Tribunal for former Yugoslavia” An Opportunity or Disaster?”, at the Institut für Friedensforschung und Sicherheitspolitik an der Universitat, on the topic "The ICTY and a Truth Commission as a Reconciliation Tools in the Case of Former Yugoslavia", on 6 April 2004, Hamburg, Germany;
  13. Lecture delivered within the frame of Summer School on Human Rights “Human Rights for Future Decision-makers”, organized by Balkan Human Rights Network on the topic "Humanitarian Intervention", October 2001, Dubrovnik, Croatia;
  14. Lecture delivered within the frame of Summer School on Human Rights “Human Rights for Future Decision-makers”, organized by Balkan Human Rights Network on the topic "Hate Speech", October 2001, Dubrovnik, Croatia;
  15. Lecture delivered at the Seminar titled “Implementation of Human Rights in South East Europe”, organized by European Training and Research Center for Human Rights and Democracy (Graz, Austria), in cooperation with Center of Croatian Universities, IUC (Interuniversity Centre), on the topic "Minority Protection in SEE”, Dubrovnik, Croatia;
  16. Lecture delivered at the Institute For International Studies on the topic "International Conference on Former Yugoslavia and Its Structure", 10 September 1993, Geneva, Switzerland;

 

 

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